Stem cells

A collection of resources about stem cells.

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How embryonic stem cell lines are made

Use of embryonic stem cells in research has been hotly debated for several years. This animation presents the basics on how stem cell lines are established. ...

Is the UK being too hasty over three-parent babies?

The rush to permit controversial methods to avoid mitochondrial disease in babies raises questions, say two bioethicists.

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Cytoplasmic factors

This animation shows how cytoplasmic factors play a significant part in determining how a cell develops. This segment discusses their importance in turning the appropriate genes on and off for proper development.

Used with permission from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Copyright (2006).  All rights...

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